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Activists hold placards and raise slogans against the state government's decision to enact "love-jihad" law to ban religious conversions, in Bengaluru.

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Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa greets newly elected MLA N Munirathna, who won the Rajrajeshwari Nagar by-poll, in Bengaluru.

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A fire fighter while dousing a fire which broke out in a chemical factory, in Bengaluru.

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KPCC President D K Shivakumar gestures during a press conference at the party office in Bengaluru.

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Kannada actor Dharshan comes out of a polling station after casting votes for Rajarajeshwari Nagar Assembly by-polls, in Bengaluru.

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KPCC President DK Shivakumar presents B-Form to Kusuma H, widow of deceased IAS officer DK Ravi, ahead of State Assembly bypolls, in Bengaluru.

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KPCC President D K Shivakumar along with his brother D K Suresh addresses a press conference after a CBI raid at his residence in Bengaluru. CBI conducted raids on the premises of D K Shivakumar and his brother D K Suresh.

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Protestors hold placards during a protest condemning the alleged gang rape and killing of a Dalit woman, in Bengaluru. Protestors have been demanding the dismissal of the government of the northern Indian state where the 19-year-old woman from the country's lowest caste was allegedly gang raped and later died in a hospital.

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BJP workers felicitate young MP Tejasvi Surya on his appointment as National President of Bhartiya Yuva Mortcha, in Bengaluru.

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Karnataka Rajinikanth Fans Association members pay tribute to legendary playback singer SP Balasubramaniyam, at Cubbon Park in Bengaluru.

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Fans of Royal Challengers Bangalore cheer for the team in front of the Vidhana Soudha ahead of the team's first match at IPL 2020, in Bengaluru.

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Karnataka State Farmers Association members take part in a protest rally against the State Government over their various demands, in Bengaluru.

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Transgender activist and motivational speaker Akkai Padmashali joins the Congress party in the presence of party's state Chief DK Shivakumar, in Bengaluru.

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Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa receives 20 Ambulances, PPE Kits and HNFC machines by a private entertainment media house, at Vidhana Soudha in Bengaluru.

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Karnataka Health Minister B Sriramulu travels in a metro train to review preparedness after Bengaluru Metro resumed its services, in Bengaluru.

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Workers clean a metro train as the authorities prepare to resume the services from Sept. 7, during unlock 4.0, in Bengaluru.

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A police constable checks the temperature of her colleague at a metro station as the authorities have permitted the resumption of metro train operations from Sept. 7, during Unlock 4.0 in Bengaluru.

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A bartender arranges wine glasses at a lounge pub ahead of its reopening, after authorities allowed the sale and consumption of alcohol at the pubs and bars with social distancing during unlock 4.0, in Bengaluru.

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Senior Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge speaks at "Janadhwani" (People's Voice) programme to mark the 76th birth anniversary of former prime minister late Rajiv Gandhi, in Bengaluru.

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Priests offer garlands to Krishna-Radha idols during Krishna Janmashtami celebrations at ISKCON temple in Bengaluru.

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A boy stands near the COVID-19 warrior themed idols for Puja festivities at a workshop, in Bengaluru.

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Workers clean a table at a restaurant ahead of its reopening tomorrow, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in Bengaluru. Malls, restaurants and religious places are set to reopen after a gap of more than 70 days.

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Priests spray disinfectant on the idols of deities at a temple ahead of its re-opening for devotees, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Bengaluru.

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Protestors display placards during a protest against alleged inhumane arrests of anti CAA activists, in Bengaluru.

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Stranded students and migrants arrive at Palace ground before they board a special train to reach their native places, amid ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Bengaluru.

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Stranded people collect food as they wait at the Palace ground before their journey by a special train to reach their native places, amid the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in Bengaluru.

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A barber wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) gives a haircut to a customer, during the fourth phase of the ongoing nationwide COVID-19 lockdown, in Bengaluru.

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Karnataka Congress President, D K Shivakumar presents a bouquet to JD(S) supremo H D Devegowda as he greets him on his birthday, in Bengaluru.

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KSRTC employees guard at Majestic Bus Stop as BMTC gears up to resume its operations, amid ongoing COVID-19 lockdown in Bengaluru.

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A JD(S) supporter wears a mask with pictures of party supremo H D Devegowda, former CM HD Kumaraswamy and other leaders, during celebration of the former prime minister's 88th birthday, at the party office in Bengaluru

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Karnataka Housing Minister V Somanna showers flower petals on a police officer during a felicitation programme organized to pay tribute to Corona Warriors in the fight against the coronavirus, in Bengaluru.

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ASHA workers hold pink umbrellas during a felicitation programme organized to pay tribute to Corona Warriors in the fight against the coronavirus, in Bengaluru

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Karnataka Housing Minister V Somanna along with ASHA workers holding pink umbrellas during a felicitation programme organized to pay tribute to Corona Warriors in the fight against the coronavirus, in Bengaluru.

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Stranded people from northeast India, wait at Palace Ground before boarding a special train from Malur Station for Guwahati, Assam to reach their native places, amid ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Bengaluru.

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People bid adieu as they arrive at Palace Ground, for an onward journey to Manipur via a special train to Guwahati, amid ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Bengaluru.

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Stranded people from northeast India, registered for an onward journey to Manipur via a special train to Guwahati, arrive at Palace Ground amid ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Bengaluru.

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Indian nationals stranded in UK exit on their arrival at the airport as part of an evacuation op under 'Vandebharat Mission' due to coronavirus pandemic, in Bengaluru.

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People put their footwear in squares, painted to maintain social distancing, to reserve their spot while waiting to collect ration, during the ongoing COVID-10 lockdown, in Bengaluru.

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Migrants wave as they leave for their native places in a bus, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in Bengaluru.

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Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister Laxman Savadi (L) showers flower petals as a tribute to the contribution of frontline workers in India's fight against COVID-19, in Bengaluru.

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Medics hold flowers as they pose for photographs during an event to pay tribute to the contribution of the frontline workers in India's fight against COVID-19, in Bengaluru.

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Members of a brass band wearing face masks are seen at an event to applaud the services of COVID-19 frontline workers, during the ongoing nationwide lockdown imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Bengaluru.

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Passengers undergo thermal screening before boarding a bus for their respective destinations at Majestic Bus Stand during the ongoing nationwide lockdown imposed in wake of the coronavirus pandemic, in Bengaluru.

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Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa addresses media about the ongoing COVID-19, lockdown at Vidhana Soudha in Bengaluru.

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Stranded people including migrant workers arrive to board a bus to their native places after authorities eased restrictions, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in Bengaluru.

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Migrants wait to board buses to reach Chikkabanawara railway station to travel to their native places via special trains arranged for them, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in Bengaluru.

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Stranded people reach Palace Grounds in the hope of finding transportation to leave for their native places, amid COVID-19 lockdown in Bengaluru.

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A security guard checks the temperature of a customer before allowing her to enter a liquor shop, amid COVID-19 lockdown in Bengaluru. The Karnataka government has permitted the liquor sale between 9 am and 7 pm only in areas that are outside COVID-19 containment zones.

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Police ask customers to follow social distancing rules as they stand in queue to buy liquor from a shop, amid COVID-19 lockdown in Bengaluru. The Karnataka government has permitted the liquor sale between 9 am and 7 pm only in areas that are outside COVID-19 containment zones.

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Senior Congress leader Siddaramaiah along with other leaders bid adieu to the migrants sitting in a bus to reach their native places, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Bengaluru.

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Stranded people arrive to board special government-arranged buses to reach their respective native places, amid the COVID-19 lockdown in Bengaluru.

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Medics conduct screening of the stranded people as they arrive to board special government-arranged buses to reach their native places, amid the COVID-19 lockdown in Bengaluru.

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An Indian Air Force (IAF) helicopter showers flower petals on medics to applaud them for their services, during the nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Bengaluru.

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People wait to travel to their native places during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Bengaluru.

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A robot placed at an entrance of a hospital checks the temperature of the visitors, during a nationwide lockdown imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Bengaluru.

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Migrants carrying their luggage arrive at the District Collector's office for arrangements to return to their native places, amid ongoing COVID-19 lockdown in Bengaluru.

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Workers from North Karnataka, who were stranded due to the nationwide lockdown, leave in a special bus from district collector office after the government allowed people to travel to their respective destinations with certain conditions amid the coronavirus pandemic, in Bengaluru.

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Migrant workers from Punjab, who are stranded due to the nationwide lockdown, make a plea to the officials outside District Collector's office to arrange a means of transport for them, after the government allowed people to travel to their respective destinations with certain conditions amid the coronavirus pandemic, in Bengaluru.

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Women wearing masks stand in a queue to collect ration kits distributed during the nationwide lockdown imposed in wake of the coronavirus pandemic, in Bengaluru.

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Workers resume construction of Namma Metro during the nationwide lockdown, in Bengaluru.

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KPCC President D. K. Shivakumar wears a protective shield while distributing PPE kits to 'pourakarmikas' (scavengers) and BBMP workers during ongoing COVID-19 lockdown in Bengaluru.

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KPCC President D. K. Shivakumar (R) distributes PPE kits to 'pourakarmikas' (scavengers) and BBMP workers during ongoing COVID-19 lockdown in Bengaluru.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacts with Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddiyurappa (R) on COVID-19 preparedness via video conference as state ministers look on, during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in Bengaluru

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A municipal corporation worker wearing a protective outfit sanitises a road during ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Bengaluru.

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Civil defence and police personnel shift a man to a van who was lying on the roadside near Hebbal flyover during a nationwide lockdown imposed in the wake of novel coronavirus pandemic, in Bengaluru

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Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddiyurappa (R) along with KPCC President D K Shivakumar (2nd R) and others wearing mask amid COVID-19 outbreak pays tributes to Basavanna to mark 'Basava Jayanthi' celebrations in Bengaluru.

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A police official inspects an ambulance, carrying ration kits at JC Nagar during a nationwide lockdown imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Bengaluru.

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An aerial view of Hebbal flyover during the nationwide lockdown, imposed in wake of the coronavirus pandemic, in Bengaluru.

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An aerial view of NICE road junction near Electronics City during the nationwide lockdown, imposed in wake of the coronavirus pandemic, in Bengaluru.

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Citizens feed bananas to cows during a nationwide lockdown imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Bengaluru.

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Former Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah with other leaders prepare food to be distributed among the needy, during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in Bengaluru.

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A resident carrying LPG cylinder crosses a road as policemen, seen in the background, march in the area of Padarayanapura in Chamarajapet during ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Bengaluru. Tension gripped Padarayanapur locality after a gang of miscreants allegedly stormed a check-post and pulled it down completely besides destroying the barricades that were put up to seal the area as part of Covid-19 containment measures.

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BBMP workers seal a street using metal sheets after barricades which were put there were destroyed by a gang of miscreants causing tension in the COVID-19 containment zone of Padarayanapura during ongoing nationwide lockdown, in Bengaluru.

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Karnataka Home Minister Basavraj Bommai along with Police Commissioner Bhaskar Rao (L) arrives to visit the areas of Padarayanapura in Chamarajapet during ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Bengaluru. Tension gripped Padarayanapur locality after a gang of miscreants allegedly stormed a check-post and pulled it down completely besides destroying the barricades that were put up to seal the area as part of Covid-19 containment measures.

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Health workers during a survery to detect COVID-19 patients during the nationwide lockdown imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Bengaluru.

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A man locks the gate of a dargah in Tipu Nagar area, identified as a COVID-19 hotspot, during the nationwide lockdown imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Bengaluru.

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A mannequin dressed in traffic uniform is seen installed at Mysore road during the nationwide lockdown imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Bengaluru.

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A policeman patrols in Tipu Nagar area, identified as a COVID-19 hotspot, during the nationwide lockdown imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Bengaluru.

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Nikhil Gowda (L), son of former Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy (C), ties the knot with Revathi (R) in a low-key event, during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in Bengaluru.

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A policeman baton charges residents for violating lockdown rules at Tippu Nagar, where a senior citizen died of Covid-19 last night, during the nationwide lockdown, in Bengaluru.

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Police and health officials arrive for inspection after a senior citizen died of COVID-19 at Tipu Nagar last night, during the nationwide lockdown, in Bengaluru.

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Portraits of Baba Ambedkar raised in front of Vidhana Soudha during Ambedkar Jayanti celebrations, during the nationwide lockdown imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Bengaluru.

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Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa and senior Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge wearing masks amidst COVID-19 outbreak pay tribute to Dr BR Ambedkar on his birth anniversary, in Bengaluru

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Buses stand parked at a depot during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in Bengaluru.

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A KSRTC employee passes though a disinfectant tunnel, set-up by transforming a bus, during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in Bengaluru.

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Policewomen wearing visors perform their duty during the nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Bengaluru.

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Labourers pass through a disinfectant tunnel at the entrance of APMC market during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in Bengaluru.

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Police personnel conduct a flag march to urge citizens to stay at home during a nationwide lockdown, imposed in the wake of novel coronavirus pandemic, in Bengaluru.

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Residents shower flower petals on police personnel as they conduct a flag march to urge citizens to stay at home during a nationwide lockdown, imposed in the wake of novel coronavirus pandemic, in Bengaluru.

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A firefighter sprays disinfectant on closed shops during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Bengaluru.

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A deserted view of Krishnarajendra market during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Bengaluru.

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A volunteer provides sanitiser to people queued for food during a nationwide lockdown imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Bengaluru.

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Labourers work on a bamboo structure during a nationwide lockdown imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Bengaluru.

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Firefighters attempt to douse a blaze at Bamboo Bazaar in Bengaluru. At least 10 shops were reduced to ashes as fire fighters struggled to contain the blaze.

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A coronavirus graffiti drawn at a junction to create awareness during a nationwide lockdown imposed in the wake of the pandemic, in Bengaluru.

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People from slum areas stand in a queue to fill their vessels from a public tap during the nationwide lockdown, imposed in the wake of novel coronavirus outbreak, in Bengaluru.

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Two homeless persons play with a stray dog during the nationwide lockdown in the wake of novel coronavirus pandemic, in Bengaluru

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Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa (3R) with former CM HD Kumaraswamy (R), Congress leader Siddaramaiah (2R) and others during all party meeting, in Bengaluru.

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Volunteers distribute food packs to people during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of novel coronavirus pandemic, in Bengaluru.

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Fire fighters spray disinfectant to sanitise a road during a nationwide lockdown, imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Bengaluru.

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